International Society of Biomechanics
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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Assistant Professor
14 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
Albion, MI
United States
Albion College

Albion College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology who is broadly trained and is excited about teaching a diverse student body.  We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, diversity, and belonging. The teaching load is 3/3, with preference given to applicants with experience teaching Biomechanics/Functional Anatomy, and Research and Statistics in Kinesiology.  Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to teach other classes within the Exercise Science major such as Human Systems Anatomy, Introduction to Kinesiology, Science of Strength and Conditioning, and develop classes in their own area of interest/research. The successful candidate will also contribute to all-college programs (Honors, First-Year Seminar, and Interdisciplinary programs).  The candidate will also have the ability to help design a new biomechanics/functional anatomy lab space.  

Albion College is an anti-racist institution. This position will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to various students, faculty and staff (e.g., historically under-represented, first-generation, undocumented and DACA students, LGBTQ students).

The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, or a closely related field (doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2022).  The successful candidate must have a strong academic background in Exercise Science, evidence of excellence in teaching, an active research agenda that will include undergraduate students, and the ability to advise, mentor, and work with students with diverse backgrounds.

Interested candidates should submit an online application including a letter of application, a teaching statement, a research statement, a diversity statement (a diversity statement should explain how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research, and/or service), current vita, copy of graduate transcript, and three letters of reference  through Interfolio at:  Review of applications will begin November 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Please contact Dr. Heather Betz, chair, with any questions at

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan. Albion College is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education, with a commitment to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment.  Albion is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.  Visit our web site at